Roger Schluntz, FAIA
Roger Schluntz, FAIA, began his tenure at The University of New Mexico in June 1999 and served as the Dean of the School of Architecture and Planning for eleven years. Among other accomplishments, during this time frame the School witnessed the establishment of its now fully accredited and acclaimed Master of Landscape Architecture degree program/faculty, as well as two interdisciplinary graduate certificate programs, Town Design and Historic Preservation & Regionalism.
As the chair of the University’s Design Review Board, he was also instrumental in the adoption of the campus design guidelines. A past member of the National Architectural Accreditation Board and its elected Secretary, Schluntz has also served on over fifteen accreditation team visits for the NAAB, as well as a team member for several visits for the Landscape Architectural Accreditation Board (LAAB).
Schluntz received his Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Nebraska and a Master of Architecture degree from the University of California, Berkeley. He is active with various committees of the American Institute of Architects and served as a director of the National Architectural Accrediting Board (2001-2004 term). In 1996 Professor Schluntz was elevated to the College of Fellows of the American Institute of Architects. This honor recognizes his contributions in architectural education and achievements toward enhancing the quality of design of public buildings in the United States.